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500 Extraordinary Words: Build Your Vocabulary with Powerful Words to Use in Everyday LifepulchritudebeautyShe was blessed with such exquisite pulchritude that she never wanted for suitors.defenestrateto throw someone out of a windowBecauseMore500 Extraordinary Words: Build Your Vocabulary with Powerful Words to Use in Everyday LifepulchritudebeautyShe was blessed with such exquisite pulchritude that she never wanted for suitors. defenestrateto throw someone out of a windowBecause she is not one to make idle threats I stepped away from the window when she threatened to defenestrate me.unwieldydifficult to manageThe box wasnt very heavy, but its odd shape and large size made it unwieldy so Anna asked for helping carrying it up the stairs.teetotalerone who doesn’t drink alcoholIm throwing a huge party and well have plenty of beer and liquor for mixed drinks, but teetotalers are also welcome!accoutrementaccessoryShe was an excellent cook and her kitchen was full of gadgets and accoutrements that one would expect to see in a professional chef’s kitchen. fastidiousextremely careful, critical, and demandingShe broke up with him because he used his salad fork for the main course? I knew she was fastidious when it comes to her taste in men, but at this rate she’ll never get married. lividextremely upsetDan’s mother was livid when she learned that the cookies she spent hours decorating for a church luncheon were eaten by her family. cavortto frolic- to jump about in a playful mannerOn the first sunny day in weeks the children spent the entire day cavorting in the park.intrepidbold and unafraidThe intrepid explorers fashioned a boat out of the trunk of a tree and crossed the river hoping to discover uncontacted tribes. eschewavoidMy editor told me that if I wanted people to read my articles I should eschew rare and difficult words.